Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSE over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1232 1288
Rank change year-on-year +44 +56 +10
Permanent jobs citing WSE 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.001% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.75% +35.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -18.75% +35.59%

WSE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

WSE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WSE in the UK

WSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSE.

Salary trend for WSE in the UK

WSE
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSE within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +38 1 £32,500 -
England +33 1 £32,500 -
North of England +5 1 £32,500 -
North West -20 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WSE.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

WSE
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft